Throwing on the Potter's Wheel and Handbuilding

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Artist shaping clay on the potters wheel

This course focuses on both the creation of functional and decorative forms using the potter’s wheel and hand building foundational and advanced skill building techniques.

Students begin by learning to center clay on the wheel and form cylinders, bowls and plate forms. These forms can then be transformed to utilitarian functional or decorative ware by adding handles, lids, spouts, feet and surface decoration. 

In addition, hand building techniques such as, slab construction, slump and hump, coiling and pinch pottery are part of the instruction delivered during class.

Add these skills to your tool box along with surface decoration techniques all in one bundle.
*All materials included


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Museum Members enjoy the following class discounts:

  • Individual & Dual Membership Levels: 5%
  • Family, Supporter & Patron Membership Levels: 10%

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Audience

Adults

Category

Ceramics & Sculpture Program

Meet Your Instructors

Cynthia Zmetronak

Upcoming Sessions

Mar, 2024

Portrait of Cynthia Zmetronak
Cynthia Zmetronak
Ceramics Studio
Thursday : 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$340.00
Runs on:
  • Mar 21
  • Mar 28
  • Apr 4
  • Apr 11
  • Apr 18
Portrait of Cynthia Zmetronak
Cynthia Zmetronak
Ceramics Studio
Thursday : 6:00pm - 9:00pm
$340.00
Runs on:
  • Mar 21
  • Mar 28
  • Apr 4
  • Apr 11
  • Apr 18

Apr, 2024

Portrait of Cynthia Zmetronak
Cynthia Zmetronak
Ceramics Studio
Thursday : 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$340.00
Runs on:
  • Apr 25
  • May 2
  • May 9
  • May 16
  • May 23
Portrait of Cynthia Zmetronak
Cynthia Zmetronak
Ceramics Studio
Thursday : 6:00pm - 9:00pm
$340.00
Runs on:
  • Apr 25
  • May 2
  • May 9
  • May 16
  • May 23